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Ancient Buddhist statue discovered by Nazis is made from meteorite

BBC:An ancient Buddhist statue recovered by Nazis during the 1930s was originally carved from a highly valuable meteorite, researchers say. They believe it’s part of the Chinga meteorite, which crashed approximately 15,000 years ago. The findings are written about in the Meteoritics and Planetary Science journal.


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